Mercer County Senior High School



Mercer County Senior High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Mercer County Senior High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 212
10 227
11 216
12 181
UG 3

Mercer County Senior High School is a public high school of the Mercer County School District located in Harrodsburg, KY. It has 839 students in grades 9th through 12th. Mercer County Senior High School is the 107th largest public high school in Kentucky and the 7,073rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.7 to 1.

Total Students: 839
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 47.33
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 7,073rd out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Kentucky: 107th out of 411
Student/Teacher Rank in Kentucky: 280th out of 386
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kentucky: 114th out of 386

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Mercer County Senior High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 433
(52%)
455
(52%)
 Female 406
(48%)
419
(48%)

Mercer County Senior High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 722
(86%)
756
(86%)
 Two or More 45
(5%)
46
(5%)
 Black 32
(4%)
32
(4%)
 Hispanic 31
(4%)
31
(4%)
 Asian 8
(1%)
8
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Mercer County Senior High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 465
(55%)
472
(54%)
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 374
(45%)
402
(46%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Mercer County Senior High School is ranked 133rd out of 395 ranked schools in Kentucky, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Mercer County Senior High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (44.6%) is slightly lower than the state average of 54.2%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Mercer County Senior High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2006 952
2007 707
2008 706
2009 719
2010 735
2011 694
2012 672
2013 635
2014 863
2015 839

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2006 13.6
2007 15.2
2008 15.1
2009 8.9
2010 16.3
2011 16.7
2012 17.3
2013 16.5
2014 16.9
2015 17.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2006 0.32773109243697
2007 0.32531824611033
2008 0.36402266288952
2009 0.41724617524339
2010 0.41224489795918
2011 0.40057636887608
2012 0.38541666666667
2013 0.16692913385827
2014 0.43221320973349
2015 0.44576877234803

Compare Mercer County Senior High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,556.9% 15.6:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,770.0% 17.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 44.6%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 54.2%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Mercer County Senior High School
Harrodsburg, KY
Public 09 - 12 839 17.7:1  
Burgin Independent School
Burgin, KY
Public PK - 12 523 15.6:1 6 miles
Danville Christian Academy
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Private PK - 12 200 10:1 9 miles
Boyle County High School
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Public 09 - 12 855 16.7:1 10 miles
Danville High School
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Public 09 - 12 511 16.5:1 11 miles
The Providence School
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Public 06 - 12 152 8.3:1 12 miles
West Jessamine High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,236 20.5:1 16 miles
Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg
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Private PK - 12 142 8:1 18 miles
East Jessamine High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,014 19.1:1 18 miles
Anderson County High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,098 18.2:1 18 miles
Fort Logan School
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Public 10 - 12 160 8.6:1 20 miles
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